Looking for an out-of-this world experience? Look no further than the world within Nevada. Only in Nevada will visitors find the engineering marvel, the Hoover Dam, the fabulous Las Vegas strip, Area 51 (although you really can’t get in) and the “Loneliest Road.” Nevada’s state parks feature spectacular rock formations, ancient fossils and well-preserved historical monuments, all creating a one-of-a-kind sense of place.
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, The Mob Museum showcases both sides of the notorious battle between organized crime and law enforcement. You've heard their names, you've heard their crimes, but you've never heard their whole story. The true story.
Located in Black Canyon on the Colorado River about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, at more than 700 feet tall Hoover Dam is an amazing Nevada spectacle, especially considering it was built more than 70 years ago. Each year, about a million people take the tour of the dam and millions more drive across it. Nearby Streets / Hwys: U.S. Hwy. 93 @ AZ/NV Border.
In between Las Vegas and Lake Mead lies Valley of Fire, an impressive canvas of wind-sculpted red sandstone that transforms with each slight movement of the sun.
Tour takes visitors into the mine and through the history of the oldest and most famous gold mine in southern Nevada. Canoe and kayak tours are also available at this site.
The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas tells the fascinating story of America's nuclear weapons program and the Cold War.